Generation of Tanners See Spike in Deadly Melanoma
Stop sunbathing and using indoor tanning beds, the acting U.S. surgeon general warned in a report released Tuesday that cites an alarming 200 percent jump in deadly melanoma cases since 1973. The report blames a generation of sun worshipping for the ...
ABC News - Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:46

Utah leads U.S. with highest rate of new Melanoma cases - Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:14

Utah leads the nation in deadly melanoma cases
The Beehive State has the highest number of deadly melanoma cases in the country. According to the Utah Cancer Registry, Utah's melanoma rate is 61 percent higher than the national average and the mortality rate is 30 percent higher. "We're definitely ...
Deseret News - Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:44

Utah no. 1 in nation in deadly skin cancer cases, experts say - Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:52

Melanoma Rates Soar in Teens and Young Adults
The U.S. Surgeon General warns that skin cancer is an epidemic and is urging Americans to take immediate preventive measures. About Us · Careers · Contact · Privacy Policy – UPDATED · Terms of Service · Site Map · Advertise · Ad Choices · - Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:52

Marin County melanoma risk 60 percent higher than state total
The rate of melanoma diagnoses in Marin County - an affluent community with a relatively high number of people with light skin - is 43 percent higher than in other Bay Area counties among white people and 60 percent higher than in the state as a whole, ...
SFGate - Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:29

Marin reports elevated incidence of deadly skin cancer
Marin Independent Journal - Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:19

Why the acting Surgeon General thinks skin cancer is a 'major public health ...
In a report set for release Tuesday, Lushniak highlights some disquieting facts about the disease and its most deadly form, melanoma. There are 63,000 new cases of melanoma diagnosed each year, and an estimated 9,000 annual deaths from the disease, ...
Washington Post - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:56

Immunotherapy Advances in Melanoma
Melanoma care has fortunately undergone a whirlwind of changes over the past several years. Novel immunotherapies are perhaps the most exciting recent development in cancer care because patients can enjoy long-term benefit from these treatments, ...
OncLive - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 13:19

More than 40 melanoma-specific genes determine disease aggressiveness
Researchers have discovered more than 40 genes that predict the level of aggressiveness of melanoma and that distinguish it from other cancers with a poor prognosis. This discovery will help to identify unique aspects of melanoma that could contribute ...
Oncology Nurse Advisor - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:56

Patient Overcomes Advanced Melanoma With Rare IL-2 Treatment
"They told me that they'd never seen anything turn cancerous so fast," says the 47-year-old. "They set up an appointment for me to see an oncologist the next day where I was told it was (advanced) melanoma and that not many people survive when they're ...
University of Cincinnati - Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:39

Closer Look at Skin Cancer Therapy
WPMI Local 15 News - Tue, 29 Jul 2014 03:52

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